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Flexo plate making tips

Flexo plate making: how to get top-notch results

Flexo printing requires a great deal of skill – not to mention a good dose of patience. To be more precise, there are (at least) 4 factors all high-quality flexo plates have in common …
3 tips to boost your prepress workflow

Smooth operator! 3 tips to boost your prepress workflow

Tedious bottlenecks, seemingly endless approval cycles, costly mistakes that could have been avoided, if only … Sounds familiar? Everybody who works in print knows how challenging – yet crucial – adopting and sustaining a smooth prepress workflow can be. These tips will help you get prints picture-perfect from the get-go, keep errors at bay and […]

Video: How will packaging prepress change?

Prepress at packaging converters is getting more complex. Reason? Increasing pressure of time to market, more regulatory compliancy needs and zero tolerance on quality. That’s why the role of the prepress operators is fundamentally changing! How to make the life of prepress operators easier What is the impact on the solutions used? What’s the future […]

Designing and printing high quality flexible packaging

Delivering topnotch, high quality flexible packaging is a real challenge. Shopping bags, food bags, hygiene bags, sacks or disposable drinking cups are all common types of flexible packaging you see every day. Printing flexible food and beverage packaging can be problematic, both from a designer’s and a printer’s point of view. Luckily there is a […]

Pantone selects Emerald Green as the Color of the Year for 2013

For over a decade, Pantone, a company long associated with setting color standards in printing, has been selecting a “Color of the Year”. So why is 2013 a Green kind of year, more exactly the shade of green 17-5641.                 According to Leatrice Eiseman, executive director of the Pantone […]

Pantone Queen, 60 years of color matching

For Queen Elizabeth II’s Diamond Jubilee, celebrating 60 years of her reign over England, advertising agency Precision Printing, Leo Burnett London and Pantone have developed a small, queen-shaped book that contains sixty years of Queen Elizabeth II’s most memorable wardrobe shades, printed by Precision Printing using HP Indigo technology and is comprised of sixty separate images […]

Sephora + Pantone Universe

Sephora has partnered with Pantone to present the first Sephora + Pantone Universe beauty collection. Featuring the 2012 Color of the Year Pantone 17-1463 Tangerine Tango. Check out the movie. Read more: Dexigner

Blast from the past: how does a Linotype work?

This one is for lovers of print history: an documentary from 1960 explaining how mechanical typesetting works. Retrieved from

PANTONE's grab-and-go paints

  MyColor are 49 ready-to-go paint available in PANTONE Colors – no time spent waiting for tinting or mixing and no color surprises. The colors are inspired by PANTONE and offers designers and do-it-yourselfers a less expensive, easy-to-use solution for adding a splash of color to any craft project. Via

Protected: Re-designing strong brands

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